New providers announced for supported disability accommodation and respite services

The NSW Government has announced three more providers for supported accommodation and respite services across the state.

The providers are:

  • Life Without Barriers, which will deliver services in the Central Coast, Nepean Blue Mountains and South Eastern Sydney
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA), which will deliver services in Northern Sydney
  • Achieve Australia which will deliver services to the Norton Rd SSL and the remaining SSL group homes arising from the Metro Residences Redevelopment

The transfers are expected to commence from February 2018.

The Deputy Secretary ADHC and the Deputy Secretary Disability Operations have sent an email to FACS disability staff advising them of the announcement.

The three providers join those selected earlier this year to operate supported accommodation and respite services in other regions across NSW. These providers are:

  • Northcott
  • House with No Steps
  • LiveBetter Community Services, formerly known as CareWest
  • Hunter Valley Disability Services Limited
  • Mid North Coast Disability Services Limited

Resources

The following resources about the transfer of FACS supported accommodation are available:

      Achieve Australia

      Cerebral Palsy Australia

       Life Without Barriers

More information and support

Details and timeframes are still being finalised but regular updates will be provided leading up to the transfer as information becomes available.

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